Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
our Before and After School Program and Enduring Strings Program will be closed until further notice.
We will gather again....

for more information contact

Kathy Carter Young

Director of the Before and After School Program

Email: klcy6000@aol.com

Phone: 708-672-8353, ext. 3

Enduring Strings

Runs on the CM201U Schedule:


K-2nd Grades- 10 Children per class

meets Tue & Thur 7:30 a.m. -8:15 a.m.

3-5th Grades - 10 Children per class

meets Mon, Wed & Friday - 7:45 a.m.  - 8:15 a.m.

to register contact Kathy Carter Young at 708-672-8353 or

Email:  enduringstringscrete@gmail.com

Blog-  http://enduringstringscrete.blogspot.com/2019/

Greetings Parents!

Yearly in the summer, at Crete UMC is Vacation Bible Day Camp.  In 2019, VBC was held on July 8 to July 12


Please note this program is for children entering 1st- 6th grades!  At Vacation Bible Camp, your child will learn skills that help them succeed in life.   Your child will be supervised at all times and will learn to work together with others, problem solving, communication and much more. 

Dates to be announced for the summer of 2020. 


Hosted at Crete United Methodist Church, 1321 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417

If you have any specific questions please calll Miss Kathy at (708) 670-6822.




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       2019 Children’s Christmas Musical was

Wrapping All the Way

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 15, 2019  at 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Director- Kathy Carter Young


       2018  Children’s Christmas Musical was

Isaiah Jones and the Seekers of

The Lost Christmas Treasure

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 16, 2018  at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, December 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Director- Kathy Carter Young

       Children’s Christmas Musical for 2017 was


Candy Cane Lane, a Recipe for Life

was performed on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

was performed on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.


Created and written by Celeste Clydesdale

Director- Kathy Carter Young

performed by the Before and After School Program.

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Our first priority remains keeping one another safe. We care deeply for you, and remain committed to doing all we can for each other’s safety and health.

The in-person ministries of the church has resumed on

August 16, 2020.


Our Boy Scouts and support groups will be able to meet in the church, following CDC guidelines.


August 31 begins the Before and After School NEW Program entitled, the

eLearning Community Initiative

Click HERE for more info

New in-Person Worship times are

Sundays at 10:00 a.m.


Wednesday Evenings


7:00 p.m.

You can still stay connected by

Phone: 708-672-8353

Email: office@creteumc.org


Quick Links

Phone: 708-672-8353

Email: office@creteumc.org

Church Office Hours:

M-F, 8-1p

Currently and until further notice, the church office is closed. If you need building access, please call the church office @ (708) 672-8353.

Your calls to the church during regular office hours (Monday through Friday between 8am - 1pm) will now be answered by a person! Calls are now being forwarded to Diane's phone remotely. If the line is busy, just leave a message and she'll return the call as soon as possible. Your call is very important to us. If you wish to speak to Pastor Kristen, you can reach her directly @ (224) 628-9128

Want to meet with Pastor Kristen?


Please give her a call @ (224) 628-9128 to set up an appointment. She would be so happy to meet with you.

Located at 1321 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417

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All Rights Reserved.

Created by Diane J. McGarel